Jewish Community Celebrates First Night of Hanukkah

In honor of the miraculous oil, fried foods top the menu for many Hanukkah dinners and parties. Potato pancakes — called latkes in Yiddish and livivot in Hebrew — and jelly doughnuts — sufganiyot in Hebrew — are favorite, traditional Hanukkah

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Hanukkah began at sundown Tuesday, and a special lighting ceremony was held at the National Hanukkah Menorah near the White House on the first night of the eight-day Jewish holiday. The national menorah lighting dates to 1979, when Jimmy Carter was

By D. Frank Smith A special service on Friday night will highlight the Hanukkah festivities at Temple Beth Shalom. The eight-day festival of lights officially began Tuesday evening, but the celebrations are going on each night, with a school's program